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Vol XVII – #142 – Great Clouds On a Great Day

The end of August and it’s not as busy, as it is in many states, school is about begin.  The girls at Carlson’s Fish Shanty are headed back to college and Biscuit is going to miss them.  Parking places are easy to find.  Can Fall be far behind?         

Vol XVII – #141 – Little Toot, the Little Tug that Could

  The day began bright and cheery after an overnight rain.  Behind the tug is a 92 ft. cruiser out of Florida.  I had hoped to take a better picture of it, but it left the harbor before I returned at noon. A beautiful day in our neighborhood.       

Vol XVII – #139 – Fishtown Lunch Break

The small inset taken at 8:00 a.m. and the big picture at noon.  Even on a rainy day, parking places are few and far between. The couple saying hello to Biscuit are from New Zeeland.  

Vol XVII – #138 – Slow Down

I love seeing our wildlife along the way and especially when they safely make their way across our roads. Everyone seems to drive at a minimum, the speed limit.  I have reached an age where driving a little slower is safer for me. I also get tailgated a lot, most often by out of state cars.  I pull off to the… Read more »

Vol XVII – #137 – Riverview

This summer has provided us with a lot of beautiful days. A great number of those days the clouds provided the effects. Below is my Shore Station being upgraded and repaired after 17 years of supporting my 19ft Sea Ray.  For any of you out  there who need the same, this outfit is a great one to call.  Ask for John Stephenson. … Read more »

Vol XVII – #136 – Meggen’s Monday

One of the hidden gems in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is Tucker Lake. It’s a quiet place to paddle (no motors allowed), listen to the birds, see an occasional eagle or loon, and admire the numerous lilies. I’m also sharing a favorite of the Joy from this week.   

Vol XVII – #134 – And the Winner Is

A perfect day for the Fishtown Preservation Raffle. Congratulations to John and Gina Erb of Traverse City (formally of Leland), winners of the Grand Prize in the “Experience Fishtown Raffle” – a weeks stay in Fishtown Preservation’s shanty vacation rental. Fishtown Photo below.